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Turnitin Service Alert

If you are a user of Turnitin you may have experienced a disruption this morning: Service update You might have experienced intermittent issues caused by a service disruption affecting the performance of Turnitin and TurnitinUK. When did this happen? PDT August 29th 01:13 – 03:15 BST August 29th 09:13– 11:15 AEST August 29th 18:13– 20:15 Issue now resolved.  ...
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Canvas Service Latency

From ITS: Canvas experienced latency issues, preventing users from being able to login from approximately 7:45-8:15pm. Canvas posted information about its service on its status page. Information Technology Services (ITS) will continue to monitor the situation, but it appears the problems are resolved at this time. If you have questions or are still experiencing issues, please contact 6-TECH at (336) 256-TECH (8324) or 6-TECH@uncg.edu. ...
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WebEx Training Sessions

ITS has scheduled several Intro to Webex workshops for the Fall 2018 semester. There will be two sessions online (via Webex) and one in-person. To register for a workshop visit this ITS page. From ITS: This workshop will prepare users to use Webex for meetings both within and independently from academic courses at UNCG. Topics covered will be account activation, accessing the Webex portal, scheduling meetings, and basic meeting hosting in both Webex Meetings and Webex Training. PLEASE BRING HEADPHONES!  Please direct questions to: Daniel E. Rice Instructional Technology Consultant College of Visual and Performing Arts | 100 McIver St derice@uncg.edu | vpa.uncg.edu/tech ...
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WebEx – Mac OS Warning Message

MacOS users of WebEx may begin to see a warning message when opening a WebEx session. Cause: Mac OS 10.13.4 is now starting to warn users about applications that use 32-bit architecture, instead of the preferred 64-bit. Resolution: This is simply a warning message, and by clicking "OK" users can continue using Webex normally. There is no cause for concern and will only affect users on Mac OS 10.13.4. This is an issue that Cisco acknowledges and is working to fix ...
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New Canvas Gradebook

Instructure has enabled a new Gradebook with added functionality and features. While faculty are able to access this new Gradebook, please note that the feature is still in beta. Faculty may enable the new Gradebook (follow the steps below) but note that Instructure may still adjust features before final release. This Gradebook will eventually replace the existing Gradebook. A transition date has not been set by UNCG ITS. NOTE: You cannot switch back to the current Gradebook if you enable late policies or even manually adjust the labels in the Grade Detail Tray. Once you have done one of these two things, the feature option in the ...
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UTLC Online Learning – Level One

The University Teaching and Learning Commons (UTLC) has opened registration for their Online Learning Level One, second Spring 2018 session and Summer 2018 session for faculty. From UTLC: Designing an online course can be a challenging process, but it does not have to be. That’s why we created Online Learning Level One. Together we can help you create a pedagogically-sound, technologically-strong online course for an upcoming semester. This 8-week online course will give you guidance on how to start and complete the online course design process. A facilitator will give you feedback and suggestions every week of the course. After ...
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Arc Webcam Capture

CVPA Faculty and Staff, For those of you who use Arc, in the latest release, Instructure has enabled webcam capture for creating local video for use in the Arc Video Library. Read more about this new feature in the Arc Release Notes here. Please note that webcam capture is limited to the Chrome and Firefox browsers currently. If you have additional questions please contact Daniel Rice, derice@uncg.edu ...
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Spring 2018 Webinar Series: UNCG Libraries

Two new series have been added to the Spring 2018 UNCG Libraries Webinar Series. Use the links above for more information and to sign up for webinars ...
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Quality Matters workshop opportunity

Quality Matters workshop opportunity for online faculty: UNCG Online is hosting the "Applying the Quality Matters Rubric" workshop in Bryan 209 on Friday, April 28 from 9am-4:30pm. If you teach online, you are invited to register for this exciting opportunity. In this workshop, you will learn to identify and apply the Quality Matters principles and rubric to online course reviews. This workshop is the prerequisite to participating in the Peer Reviewer course, which is required to become a certified Quality Matters Peer Reviewer. To register, please complete this form by Monday, April 10. Participation is limited to the first 25 to register ...
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MTD Server Outage

CVPA Faculty and Staff, We are currently experiencing an outage with all directories hosted at mtd.uncg.edu (NOT our main website). This is a legacy server that we typically use for instruction resources as well as other database functions. Many of you will not be affected by this, but if you do use any of the services located at mtd.uncg.edu please note that all are currently down. UPDATE This issue has been resolved: 1-11-17, 12:30 PM ...
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